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Pain Assessment and Management

The PMC reviewed relevant performance measures and makes the following recommendations.

ACP supports this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS 412
Not NQF-endorsed

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Documentation of Signed Opioid Treatment Agreement

All patients 18 and older prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks duration who signed an opioid treatment agreement at least once during Opioid Therapy documented in the medical record.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 414
Not NQF-endorsed

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Evaluation or Interview for Risk of Opioid Misuse

All patients 18 and older prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks duration evaluated for risk of opioid misuse using a brief validated instrument (e.g. Opioid Risk Tool, SOAPP-R) or patient interview documented at least once during Opioid Therapy in the medical record.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 342
Not NQF-endorsed

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Pain Brought Under Control Within 48 Hours

Patients aged 18 and older who report being uncomfortable because of pain at the initial assessment (after admission to palliative care services) that report pain was brought to a comfortable level within 48 hours.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP supports this measure with modifications.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 408
Not NQF-endorsed

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Opioid Therapy: Follow-up Evaluation

All patients 18 and older prescribed opiates for longer than six weeks duration who had a follow-up evaluation conducted at least every three months during Opioid Therapy documented in the medical record.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017

ACP does not support this measure.

ID# QPP/MIPS: 131
NQF: 0420

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Pain Assessment and Follow-up

Percentage of visits for patients aged 18 years and older with documentation of a pain assessment using a standardized tool(s) on each visit AND documentation of a follow-up plan when pain is present.
Date Reviewed: November 19, 2017